Quotations that match 'splits'.

The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered. Roy Jenkins
[ Assumes Because Disadvantage Electoral Everyone Freezes Great Holds Incompatible Our Party Pattern Politics Present Slaughtered Splits System Together Will]
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material. F. Scott Fitzgerald
[ According Aches Any Because Bitter Enough Family Go Heal Material More Quarrels Rules Skin Splits Things Won Wounds]
Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual. Christian Lous Lange
[ Almost Body Cell Created Creating Dies Egg Female Germ Grows Human Immediately Individual Into Male New Only Organs Parts Rapidly Splits These Two Union Upon Which]
The poetic act consists of suddenly seeing that an idea splits up into a number of equal motifs and of grouping them; they rhyme. Stephane Mallarme
[ Act Consists Equal Grouping Idea Into Motifs Number Poetic Rhyme Seeing Splits Suddenly Them Up]
We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem. Patricia Sun
[ Because Contend Fearful Feel Information Lose Makes Mostly Need Operative Poles Powerless Problem Solve Splits Style Thinking Two Us]
I did gymnastics when I was growing up and to this day I can still do the splits. Kristin Kreuk
[ Day Did Growing Gymnastics Splits Still Up]
We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation. Raul Grijalva
[ Based Cannot Country Creating Defeat Division Immigrant Issue Long-Term Nation Our Path Political Possibly Short-Term Shun Splits Values Victory Wedge While Wrong]
So I said to the gym instructor: 'Can you teach me to do the splits?' He said: 'How flexible are you?' I said: I can't make Tuesdays.' Tim Vine
[ Flexible Gym How Instructor Make Said Splits Teach]
The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates. David Foster Wallace
[ Above Apart Flaws Gets Great Irony See Splits Them Thing Things Up]
I used to be able to do the Chinese splits, where you open your legs sideways. Kylie Minogue
[ Able Chinese Legs Open Sideways Splits Used Where Your]
I like leaping around on stage as long as it's done with class. None of this jumping up in the air and doing the splits. Ritchie Blackmore
[ Air Around Class Doing Done Jumping Leaping Long None Splits Stage Up]
I like to do the splits onstage. Gavin DeGraw
[ Onstage Splits]